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The Shining

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Sequel:
Doctor Sleep
Related Documentary:
Room 237
Original title
The Shining
Year
Running time
146 min.
Country
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Director
Screenwriter
Stanley Kubrick, Diane Johnson (Novel: Stephen King)
Music
Rachel Elkind, Wendy Carlos
Cinematography
John Alcott
Cast
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Producer
Co-production United Kingdom-United States; Hawk Films / Peregrine / Warner Bros / Producers Circle. Distributed by Warner Bros.
Genre
Horror | Supernatural. Haunted Houses. Ghosts. Psychological Drama. Cult Movie
Movie Groups
Stephen King Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
Writer Jack Torrance takes a job as a winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel in the remote Colorado mountains. He moves in, along with his wife Wendy and son Danny, in the hope that the isolation will cure his writer’s block. But as the weather isolates them, Jack descends into madness. And then apparitions from the hotel’s past appear, imploring Jack to kill his family.
Awards
1980: Saturn Awards: Best Sup. Actor (Crothers). Nominated for Horror Film, Director & Music
1980: 2 Nominations for Razzie Awards: Worst Director and Actress (Shelley Duvall)
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